XPO Logistics has won a contract to transport equipment for the 2016 Swatch Freeride Tour. XPO will use two bespoke vehicles on the European leg of the freestyle skiing and snowboarding competition, specially designed for operating at high altitudes. The trucks are fitted with snow tyres and chains, as well as on-board forklifts. Logistics manager for the Swatch Freeride World Tour, Jim Arlan, said the even chose XPO “because of the in-depth knowledge of its dedicated event transportation and logistics […]
A €3.2bn (£2.3bn) acquisition of French transport and logistics giant Norbert Dentressangle by US group XPO Logistics could be just the first in a series of takeovers of European companies the Greenwich, Connecticut firm’s chairman Bradley Jacobs has said.
Norbert Dentressangle has appointed two new managing directors to head up its transport and distribution & logistics divisions in the UK.
A dispute with XPO Logistics over missing employee pension contributions could be brought closer to resolution following legal action being taken in the French courts, according to union Unite.